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1. thank you. 2. it doesn’t matter; no problem.
just because! (answer to a “why” question).
ɑʃtɬɑkwiːlli

the proper female coiffure in the Valley of Mexico (sixteenth century)
Justyna Olko, Turquoise Diadems and Staffs of Office: Elite Costume and Insignia of Power in Aztec and Early Colonial Mexico (Warsaw: Polish Society for Latin American Studies and Centre for Studies on the Classical Tradition, University of Warsaw, 2005), 107.

ɑʃtɬɑːwɑ
Orthographic Variants: 
axtlaua

for a woman to twist her hair around her head, arranging it

1. for nothing to happen 2. nothing. 3. for s.o. to not be present. 4. you’re welcome (response to “thank you”)

to make something exterior

ɑyɑ

not yet, no longer (see Karttunen)

a shameless or presumptuous person

ɑjɑ:k
Orthographic Variants: 
aiaac

no one; nobody; or, for someone to be absent (see Lockhart)

ɑːyɑkɑtʃkwɑwitɬ
Orthographic Variants: 
āyacachcuahuitl

the mahogany tree (see Karttunen)

ɑːyɑkɑtʃetɬ
Orthographic Variants: 
āyacachetl

a type of bean (see Karttunen); probably one that could rattle when dried (SW)

ɑːyɑkɑtʃoɑː

to play or ring dangling pieces of metal (see Molina); to play the rattle (see Karttunen)

ɑːjɑkɑtʃketsɑ

to play or ring some kind of chimes (see Molina)

ɑːyɑkɑtʃtɬi
Orthographic Variants: 
āyacachtli

a rattle (see Lockhart, Karttunen), a gourd rattle (Sahagún)
James Lockhart, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts (Stanford: Stanford University Press and UCLA Latin American Studies, 2001), 211.

a type of gourd rattle.
Orthographic Variants: 
aiacachtototl

a wren, a bird (see Hunn, attestations)

ɑyɑkɑːn

still not anywhere, in no place; not yet

right after a person arrives home or to s.o’s home, it begins to rain.

someone easily angered

taken apart, destroyed, mistreated